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'''George Bernard Shaw''' (;[http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/us/pronunciation/english/george-bernard-shaw Oxford Learner's Dictionaries pronunciation]. 26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as '''Bernard Shaw''', was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote List of works by George Bernard Shaw#Dramatic works|more than sixty plays, including major works such as ''Man and Superman'' (1903), ''Pygmalion (play)|Pygmalion'' (1913) and ''Saint Joan (play)|Saint Joan'' (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation. He was the first person to be awarded both a Nobel Prize and an Academy Award, receiving the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature and sharing the 1938...
Birth date{{Birth date|1856|7|26|df=yes}}
Birth placeDublin, Ireland
Death date{{Death date and age|1950|11|2|1856|7|26|df=yes}}
Death placeAyot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
EducationWesley College (Dublin)|Wesley College
OccupationPlaywright, critic, political activist
SpouseCharlotte Payne-Townshend (m. 1898–1943, her death)
NationalityBritish (1856–1950)
Irish (dual nationality 1934–50)
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